Hello, I am desperate to try and find out anything I can do to help my mom stay alive!! She is hospitalised right now for to much carbon dioxide in her system due to copd. She could get better and live a number of years longer with the bipap machine but because she has dementia and does not understand that this is going to save her life she thinks they are trying to kill her when they are really trying to help her.so as a result she keeps taking the mask off and wont wear it.Can anyone help me? The doctor refuses to tell her insurance she needs one at home to survive. I know that if she were at home I could encourage her to know that that the bipap is her lifeline and begin to trust it and get used to it. Can anyone give me some answers to save her when they send her home without this so I don't have to see her die? Is there any other way to get a bipap machine for her through her insurance?
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